Dr. Mohammad Rawashdeh

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Associate Professor – Medical Imaging Sciences
BSc. MIS – Program Director

Dr. Mohammad Rawashdeh joined as Associate Professor in Department of Medical Imaging Sciences, College of Health Sciences in January 2022. He was an Associate Professor at Jordan University of Science and Technology since 2020 before joining GMU. He worked as lecturer at the University of Sydney in 2013. He was the Chairman of the Allied Medical Sciences department at Jordan University of Science and Technology 2017-2021.

Dr. Rawashed current research focuses on perceptions of Medical Imaging, Receiver Operating Characteristic analysis of performance, human performance. He had published more than 51 peer-reviewed articles in the field of medical imaging. He had presented at the national and international imaging meetings including the annual meetings of the Radiological Society of North America and at the Australian Institute of Radiography and Sydney Cancer Conferences. The outcomes his work have improved clinical practice in medical imaging, impacted upon national guidelines, and informed international reports.

Education:

  • Ph.D in Medical Imaging, The University of Sydney in 2014.
  • Postgraduate Certificate,The University of Sydney, Principles and Practice of University Teaching and learning in 2013.
  • Postgraduate Certificate, The University of Sydney, Principles and Practice of University of Research Supervisionin 2013.
  • Master of Diagnostic Radiography (Hons),The University of Sydney in 2011.
  • Bachelor of Diagnostic Radiography, Jordan University of Sciences and Technology 2006.

Area of Interest:

Optimizing radiation doses and image quality for medical imaging examinations. Human performance and performance errors.

Membership:

  • Medical Radiation Practice Board of Australia, Radiological Society of North America, Medical Imaging Perception Society and Australian Institute of Radiography.
  • Advisory Board Committee at the Energy & Minerals Regulatory Commission, Jordan, Ministry of Health Qatar.

Advanced Training:

  • Cardiac CT Angiography and MRI Imaging: Principle, Technique and Radiation Reduction Strategies, Chicago, USA, 2010.
  • Vascular Imaging Series: MRIAngiography- Strategies for Technique Optimization, Chicago, USA, 2010.
  • Vascular Imaging Series: CTAngiography- Strategies for Technique Optimization, Chicago, USA, 2010.
  • Breast Imaging (Tomosynthesis and Digital Mammography), Chicago, USA, 2010.
  • Spatial Medical Training, Modern Technology Co., GE Medical System Distributors, Jordan in
    • Computerized Tomography
    • Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Selected Publications: 

  • Rawashdeh MA,Saade C. Radiation dose reduction considerations and imaging patterns of ground glass opacities in coronavirus: risk of over exposure in computed tomography. Radiol Med. 2021 Mar;126(3):380-387. doi: 10.1007/s11547-020-01271-2. Epub 2020 Sep 8. PMID: 32897493; PMCID: PMC7477737.
  • Rawashdeh M,Abdelrahman M, Zaitoun M, Saade C, Alewaidat H, McEntee MF. Diagnostic reference levels for paediatric CT in Jordan. J Radiol Prot. 2019 Aug 28;39(4):1060-1073. doi: 10.1088/1361-6498/ab3ee2. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 31469115.
  • Rawashdeh M,McEntee MF, Zaitoun M, Abdelrahman M, Brennan P, Alewaidat H, Lewis S, Saade C. Knowledge and practice of computed tomography exposure parameters amongst radiographers in Jordan. Comput Biol Med. 2018 Nov 1;102:132-137. doi: 10.1016/j.compbiomed.2018.09.020. Epub 2018 Sep 26. PMID: 30278337.
  • Rawashdeh M,Lewis S, Zaitoun M, Brennan P. Breast lesion shape and margin evaluation: BI-RADS based metrics understate radiologists’ actual levels of agreement. Comput Biol Med. 2018 May 1;96:294-298. doi: 10.1016/j.compbiomed.2018.04.005. Epub 2018 Apr 13. PMID: 29673997.
  • Suleiman WI, McEntee MF, Lewis SJ, Rawashdeh MA,Georgian-Smith D, Heard R, Tapia K, Brennan PC. In the digital era, architectural distortion remains a challenging radiological task. Clin Radiol. 2016 Jan;71(1):e35-40. doi: 10.1016/j.crad.2015.10.009. Epub 2015 Nov 18. PMID: 26602930.